Independence Day Celebrations

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Listed below are Independence Day celebrations in the area. For events not listed please email full details to be added.   


Thursday, July 1, 2021 

Batesville, Indiana – The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will perform at the third Star Spangled Symphony event in tandem with the fireworks display. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. at Bill Gillespie Soccer Park.  


Friday, July 2, 2021 

Osgood, Indiana - The Ripley County Chamber Fireworks will take place on Friday, July 2nd at the Ripley County Department of Parks & Recreation. 


Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 

Aurora, Indiana – The God and Country festivities begin at 5 p.m. at Gabbard Park with crafts and activities for kids as well as vendors on-site. There will also be a Revolutionary War Black Robed Regiment Reenactment. Blaine Bowman & His Good-time Band will play from 8:30 until the fireworks show at 10 p.m. 

Dillsboro, Indiana - Wheelock Lake Campsite will be hosting an event open to the public. There will be music, a cornhole tournament ($15 to enter), bounce house and a fireworks display. Wang’s Hot Chicken will be available. Proceeds from the event to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center. 

Metamora, Indiana - Step back in time and enjoy shopping and dining in the historical buildings of Metamora. The Firemans Festival will take place with several dinners and a beer garden throughout the day and music in the evening. There will be fireworks display at dusk.  

Patriot, Indiana – The annual Fourth of July Parade will be at 11 a.m. There will be food vendors and a water slide set up at the park. Fireworks will be let off at the Patriot Boat Ramp at dark. 

Rising Sun, Indiana - Rising Sun Main Street will host their annual Independence Day Golf Cart parade on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 6 p.m. Registration costs will benefit Cody Farr PTSD/Suicide Awareness Memorial Ride. Fireworks will begin at 10:00 p.m. 

Versailles, Indiana - Burgers and hotdogs will be served beginning around 6 p.m. near the Camp Store at Versailles State Park. Kona Ice will be on-site from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fireworks over the lake will begin around 10 p.m.


Sunday, July 4th, 2021 

Greendale, Indiana - Greendale 4th of July Celebration will include the 5K race benefitting Voices of Indiana beginning at 8 a.m. The Fishing Derby beginning at 10 a.m. The Bike and Golf Cart Parade will take place at 2 p.m. starting at Oakey Park. The Pool will be open from noon to 6 p.m. Fireworks will begin at dusk, approximately 9:50 p.m. Music and Food booths will also be at the park.  

Harrison, Ohio – Harrison Recreation Commission has planned a parade at 4 p.m. The Cornhole Tournament begins at 6 p.m. Several kids' activities including face painting, caricature and balloon artists and a magician will be available throughout the evening. Miss Jacque plays at 7 p.m. and fireworks begin at dusk. 

Hidden Valley Lake, Indiana - Independence Day Bike Parade will begin at 10 a.m. at the Ballfields. The 14th Annual HVL Boat Parade will take place at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks will begin at dusk and can be seen from Willie's or HVL Beach.

Milan, Indiana - The Lions Annual Fourth of July Parade will begin at 1 p.m.  

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